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Earth lab datasite

Talc
Silicate steatite
hydrous magnesium silicate
Mg3 Si4 O10 OH2
Scale bar = 1 centimetre
cleavage: Perfect basal
crystal system: Monoclinic
hardness 1.0
relative density 2.6 - 2.8
Lizard, Cornwall
25 L 7